Agriculture

McCain Plant east of Coaldale on Highway-3
McCain Plant east of Coaldale on Highway-3 Photo credit to Google maps

Expansion investment slated for Coaldale McCain plant

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
May 18, 2017 - 3:40pm

LETHBRIDGE -  McCain Foods is expanding its plant just east of Coaldale. New investment will see the plant's french fry manufacturing facility expand its production 15 per cent. However, no changes are expected to the workforce related to the expansion, which should be

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Research into Bovine Tuberculosis - new testing and possible link to salt block transference

By The Canadian Press
April 28, 2017 - 4:29pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 5:55pm

NEW MEXICO AND MICHIGAN - Researchers say they are developing a test for bovine tuberculosis they hope could someday spare ranchers and governments from costly quarantines and mass slaughters of cattle.

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In the Field - Taking a look at Crop Insurance- Canola and Bees

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with fiels from The Canadian Press
April 28, 2017 - 4:21pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 5:56pm

LETHBRIDGE - Country-95's In the Field covered a wide variety of agriculture related items during the week of April 23 to the 28 and there were several stories to take note of as farmers prepare for spring seeding.

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